Colombia Constitutional Court Finds Atrato River Possesses Rights to “protection, conservation, maintenance and restoration”

MERCERSBURG, PA, USA: In November, in an extraordinary decision, Colombia’s Constitutional Court declared that the Atrato River basin possesses rights to “protection, conservation, maintenance, and restoration.”  The decision is only now being made public. The Court’s ruling comes in a case brought to address the significant degradation of the Atrato River basin from mining, impacting […]

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